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Reel Number: 250008-10
Color: Black and White
Sound: SIL and SD
Year / Date: 1940
Location: DC,New Hampshire,New York City,NYC,Portsmouth,Washington
TC Begins: 15:14:30
TC Ends: 15:17:01
Pre-WWII - 1940, F.D.R. Asks Billion For Nat’l Defense...; Aircraft Industry; SS Sailfish; New Citizens Applause, panning floor of Joint Session of Congress as President Roosevelt speaks. 15:14:39 MCU SOF “I should like to see this nation geared up to the ability to turn out at least 50,000 planes a year (applause). I ask for an immediate appropriation of $896 million. (mild applause) And may I say I hope there will be speed in giving the appropriation. (applause) 15:15:27 SOF. Interior of large room w/ heads of airplane companies sitting & standing around large table. CU of Secretary of Treasury Morganthau, MCU speaking into microphone: “The entire aircraft industry will work at top speed to meet the national defense requirements. With over twenty years of experience, and w/ the great expansion of last year, we feel confident with being able to produce the great number of airplanes required by President Roosevelt.” 15:15:59 Title: Portsmouth, N.H. 15:16:01 Sailors line up on deck of submarine, officer reading. CU 48 star flag. CU name: Sailfish. CU Captain smiling. LS men on deck at attention, inspected by officers. LS submarine 192 by dock. NOTE: Squalus was recommissioned as Sailfish on 15May40 after original Squalus sank & was recovered. 15:16:23 Title: New York, N.Y. 15:16:25 Veterans parade w/ flags & large crowd in Central Park. MLS fo bandshell s/ speaker. Pan dressed up refugees / people listening. Raise hands to be sworn in during citizenship ceremony, then sit down. Pre-WW2 Planning; FDR;
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